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York University: The Certificate in Transformational Leadership for Women

The Certificate in Transformational Leadership is designed as a
continuing professional development for women who are in paid
management or leadership positions within the non-profit or public
sectors, as well as women in volunteer leadership positions within the
non-profit sector, who are interested in refining existing skills and
developing knowledge and new skills in transformational leadership.

 The Program, built on a strong foundation of gender equity and
anti-oppression principles, will address the unique needs and celebrate
the strengths of women leading within the non-profit and public
sectors. Utilizing a systemic framework, the Program will focus on a
style-based approach to leadership, assisting women to develop personal
leadership styles to manage for and through change, and to build
vibrant and sustainable organizations within today's rapidly-changing
and complex environment.

The Program consists of 105 hours of instruction offered in a 4-course
format.  Upon successful completion ( a Certificate in
Transformational Leadership from York University will be awarded),
graduates will be able to:

§     articulate fundamental principles of
transformational leadership as it applies to their role as leaders;

§     demonstrate facility with a range of
leadership strategies and develop an understanding of their own styles
and capacities for leadership;

§     effectively foster leadership in others;

§     embrace diverse perspectives to build
individual and organizational strength to enhance capacity to manage
organizational change in the context of a rapidly changing environment;
and

§     build organizations that make meaningful contributions to society and influence positive change.

Who Should Attend

The Program will be of interest to women who are in paid management or
leadership positions within the non-profit or public sectors, as well
as women in volunteer leadership positions within the non-profit
sector. Women who are in supervisory positions aspiring to assume more
senior management or leadership roles within the non-profit or public
sectors will also find this program to be of particular interest.

For more information

Please use this direct link to our brochure
http://www.atkinson.yorku.ca/~dce/Programs/Certificates/CTLW/transform_lead_brochure.pdf
Division of Continuing Education
Tel: 416-736-5616
Fax: 416-650-8042
dce@yorku.ca
www.atkinson.yorku.ca/dce